News: Greenwood, Wis. (17 Aug. 1900)

Contact: Duane Horn


Surnames: Williams, Watson, Mead, Pagenkoph, Larson, Wollenberg, Colvin, Ware, Baker, Shanks, Smith, Welsch, Darton, Arndt, Bart, Hufinot, Pedley, Limprecht, Bond, Lyons, Waterbury, Barber, Buttke, Memhard, Bowen, Cummings, Carlon, Peck, Crane, Anderson, McIntyre, Hendren, Sperbeck, Simon, Pilcher, Palms, Wigderson, Booth, Rossman, Schofield, Conroy, Hendrickson, Armitage, Syth, Hyslip, Hansen, Schuster, Hunt, Rossbach, Barkley, Pagenkoph, Noah, Larson, Decker, Henrickson, Noyes, Green, Rufinot 

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner‏ (Greenwood, Clark County, Wis.) 17 Aug. 1900 



Earl Williams is home from Cadott.


Eb. Watson was a county seat visitor Wednesday.


Mrs. Harry Mead was in the city Tuesday calling on friends.


Herman and John Pagenkoph of Neillsville, spent the first of the week at the home of their sister, Mrs. Simon Noah, on the West Side.


Mr. L. Larson and daughter, Ruth, went over to Marshfield and back Tuesday. They were accompanied as far as Loyal by Ella Wollenberg and Ella Larson.


Herman and August Decker and Henry Henrickson came down from Perkinstown Tuesday for a short visit.


J. Noyes and family spent the first of the week visiting his people in the southern part of the county and at the home of Jos. Green.


Chas. Cummings came down from Perkinstown and spent the fore part of the week with parents.


The funeral of the late Mrs. Sarah Rufinot Friday forenoon was largely attended. James Bart and family from Loyal were among those present from away.


Chas. Rossbach of Prairie Farm has taken a place in the grocery department at the Big Store. John Barkley has been promoted to head of the hardware department.


Jeff Schuster and wife of Neillsville, passed through the city Saturday enroute to camping grounds.


Clarence Hunt came down from Perkinstown Saturday for an over Sunday visit at home.


P. H. Hansen and daughter, Lula, were down from Withee on business, last Friday.


Bob. Armitage, Jas. Syth and Chas. W. Hyslip were county seat visitors from this section Saturday.


The Thursday Club meets next week with Mrs. R. Sperbeck.


Miss Julia Hendrickson left for Chicago last Wednesday to occupy a place of employment.


Dr. Jno. Conroy was up from Neillsville Sunday.


W. H. Rossman last week purchased a half-acre lot of Robt. Schofield situated between the Presbyterian church and the alley line next to Rev. W. T. Hendren's property. Next spring he will build a large blacksmith shop there, the one he is using now not being large enough to accommodate his business.


The Ladies' Guild met at Mrs. Will Palms Wednesday and spent the afternoon in sewing for Mrs. Wigderson. The band of ladies sell their afternoon's labor for 50 cts. Any one wishing their services should apply to Mrs. Booth, chairman of Ways and Means committee.


Presiding Elder A. M. Pilcher, will preach at the M. E. church next Sunday night. The service will be followed by the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper.


A chicken pie supper will be served in the Woodman hall tonight, by the Ladies' Aid society.


Mrs. L. Sperbeck was down from Medford the first of the week and took in the reception in honor of Mr. Simon.


Edith McIntyre of Neillsville, has been visiting this past week at the Hendren home.


Dr. Barber reports that Andy Anderson's 10 months' old baby got hold of some fly paper Monday, getting it into his mouth. The result was a poisoning which, had it not had prompt medical attention, would have caused convulsions.


Mrs. H. E. Peck of Duluth, Minn., is visiting her mother, Mrs. Jesse Crane, and is going on to Chicago to visit her daughter.


M. Carlon of Longwood, has been in the city a few days this week transacting business.


Miss Rue Cummings came home Tuesday evening, after an extended visit at North Branch.


Erastus Bowen returned Monday from Vilas county where he has been for some time. He describes the soil up there as being a sandy loam and not to be compared with this country for agricultural pursuits. He say that lumbering is chiefly the business there, but that is will some day be a great resort as the country, though very high in altitude, is strewed with many small lakes. He does not think of going back now.


Word has been received from John Memhard stating that he returned from New York and the eastern markets Wednesday, where he has been laying in stock for the trade here. He reports the markets in a good condition and says he can offer better bargains this fall than ever. He will spend a week in Chicago with his family before returning.


Dr. Barber reports a boy born to Frank Buttke and wife who live east of town. This is No. 1 and congratulations are in order.


Mr. Pedley of Appleton, will speak on the 20th Century Movement at the M. E. church Friday, Aug. 24th.


Fred Limprecht and E. L. Bond were down from Hemlock Wednesday evening and tied their horse in front of Henry Johnson's. Shortly afterwards the band came along and the horse took fright, running down Main street to the railroad track where if struck a telephone pole. The horse was badly bruised up and buggy had to go to the repair shop for new thrills.


N. Waterbury and Mrs. Lyons had an accident and a mix-up last Saturday morning. They started for Loyal riding behind Mr. Waterbury' colt. Mrs. Lyons had 15 1/2 dozen of eggs in the wagon which she was bringing to market. The colt got scared and made a bolt for the side of the road, tipping the seat over and the occupants out. Mrs. L. struck upon a jug that had been in the wagon, bruising her pretty seriously. But eggs--they couldn't even fine the odd half dozen, and there were enough poached eggs to furnish breakfast for all the villagers, though there was not much of a "scramble" to get them. --Loyal Chronicle.


Jas. Bart of Loyal, a cousin of Eugene Hufinot, has been helping settle up matters and get them in proper shape. He is to be the guardian for Eugene. The farm has been rented to B. A. Colvin of Christie, who will take charge about the first of October. Mrs. Emma Ware has kindly provided a home for Eugene as long as he wishes to avail himself of it, so he will be well provided for.


Conductor Baker's run on the branch is being taken at present by Conductor Brazen of Waukesha. Mr. Baker's little girl is very sick so that he is with his family at the Point.


Miss Carrie Shanks is in the city visiting relatives and friends. She is stopping with Mrs. J. C. Smith.


Wm. Welsch, the town of Beaver cheesemaker, was in the town Thursday, with a load of his product. He made a shipment of 1,800 pounds. The output of his factory is considerable larger that it was last year, as more of the farmers are taking their milk there. Mr. Welsch makes a fine article of cheese, and receives the top of the market for it always. The people who patronize this factory are much pleased with the result attained. Chas. Arndt and Fred Darton were in town last week and reported the following very satisfactory returns for July: Mr. Arndt's returns for 12 cows, were $61; Mr. Darton's from 10 cows $55, while A. Darton received $33.30 from 6 cows.



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